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Chun-Su Yuan, MD, PhD
Dr. Yuan is the Cyrus Tang Professor in the Department of Anesthesia & Critical
Care at the University of Chicago. He is a recognized expert in herbal medicine,
and is actively researching the benefits and adverse effects of commonly used
herbal medicines. Dr. Yuan has published numerous scientific articles, including
more than 100 papers on herbal research. In addition, he is the primary Editor of
the Textbook of Complementary and Alternative Medicine (1st & 2nd editions) and he serves
the Editor-in-Chief of The American Journal of Chinese Medicine.
A native of China, Dr. Yuan received his medical degree from Shanghai Second Medical College, and passed the U.S. medical board exams for foreign physicians. He earned a PhD in
physiology from the University of Arizona and completed a fellowship in clinical pharmacology at the University of Chicago.